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Sani Abacha Stadium, the home ground of Kano Pillars, is set to be renovated ahead of the crucial CAF Champions League second leg tie coming up this weekend in Kano.

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday night announced cash gift of N1m each for the 23 Super Eagles players that came third in the African Nations Championship held in South Africa.

Rotterdam, Netherlands (AP) -- Top seeds Juan Martin del Potro and Andy Murray overcame bumps to reach the ABN Amro quarterfinals on Thursday.

Juan Mata has insisted he is happy to play anywhere for Manchester United and remains glad he moved to the club in January.

The investigation into the transfer of Neymar to Barcelona has been held up after Fifa denied access to documents needed for the case to continue.

The Nigerian Football Federation have reportedly short-listed no fewer than nine candidates to take up the role of assistant coach with the national team.

Coach Chike Egbunu-Olimene, the trainer of the Obafemi Awolowo University football team, is very optimist his boys will get the gold medal at the 2014 edition of the Nigeria Universities Games (NUGA).

Nigeria’s senior national team has dropped six places to 47th in the latest Fifa world ranking released on Thursday morning.

Farrington eclipsed a field that featured the previous three Olympic women’s halfpipe champions to win Team USA’s third gold of these Games (all of which have come from snowboarding) by a narrow margin over the most recent title-holder, Torah Bright of Australia.

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has recalled captain Joseph Yobo for the friendly against Mexico in Atlanta, USA on March 5.

As Universities arrive Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife for the 24th edition of Nigerian Universities Games, Coaches predict tougher games than the previous ones.

Gerrard Seals Reds’ Comeback With Late Penalty

A hat-trick from Mario Mandzukic helped Bayern Munich breeze into the semi-finals of the DFB-Pokal with a commanding 5-0 win over Hamburg.

Arsenal were held to a 0-0 draw against Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday night to miss out on the chance to move to the top of the Premier League.

Emmanuel Adebayor bagged a double as Tottenham kept up their push for a top-four Premier League finish with an impressive 4-0 win at Newcastle.

Nigerian football authorities confirmed that the country had adopted a new licensing system for football clubs in that country.

The Nigerian Football Federation are trying to resolve a dispute which has lead to a impasse between it and national coach Stephen Keshi.

Nigerian Football Federation chairman Chris Green insists Joseph Yobo and Ikechukwu Uche are still strong candidates for the 2014 World Cup team.

The players who represented Nigeria at the African Nations Championship will visit President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday.